Plenty of playoff implications going into Week 17
There are plenty of playoff implications heading into the final day of the NFL’s regular season on Sunday.
The Patriots need a win over the New York Jets to secure a first-round bye and would clinch home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with a win and losses by Kansas City and the Chargers. If Houston wins and the Patriots lose or tie the Texans would receive a first-round bye.
Baltimore would clinch the AFC North with a win over Cleveland and would clinch the division and a first-round bye with a victory and losses by New England and Houston.
The Chargers need a win over Denver and a loss by Kansas City to clinch the AFC West and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
The Colts will earn a playoff berth with a win over Tennessee. They would win the AFC South with a victory and a loss by Houston. The Titans would win the AFC South with a win and a loss by Houston. They could secure a first-round bye with a victory and losses by Houston, New England and Baltimore.
The Bears would get a first-round bye with a win and a loss by the Rams.
The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles need a win and a loss by the Vikings to earn a playoff berth.
- AFC North
- AFC South
- AFC West
- Baltimore Ravens
- Chicago Bears
- Houston Texans
- Kansas City Chiefs
- New England Patriots